My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Lean towards: yes
Abstract objects Lean towards: nominalism
Aesthetic value Lean towards: objective
Aim of philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept understanding
  • Lean towards wisdom
  • Lean towards happiness
  • Accept truth/knowledge
  • Lean towards goodness/justice
Analytic-synthetic distinction Lean towards: yes
Capital punishment Accept: impermissible
Causation Lean towards: primitive
Cosmological fine-tuning Lean towards: brute fact
Eating animals and animal products Lean towards: veganism (no and no)
Epistemic justification Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept externalism
  • Accept internalism
Experience machine Accept: no
External world Lean towards: idealism
Footbridge There is no fact of the matter
Free will Lean towards: compatibilism
Gender Accept: social
God Lean towards: theism
Justification Agnostic/undecided
Kant Accept: one world
Knowledge Lean towards: rationalism
Knowledge claims Lean towards: contextualism
Laws of nature Lean towards: non-Humean
Logic Lean towards: non-classical
Meaning of life Lean towards: objective
Mental content Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept internalism
  • Lean towards externalism
Meta-ethics Accept: moral realism
Metaphilosophy Lean towards: naturalism
Mind Lean towards: non-physicalism
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation Lean towards: internalism
Newcomb's problem Agnostic/undecided
Normative ethics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards deontology
  • Lean towards virtue ethics
  • Lean towards consequentialism
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Accept fish
  • Accept flies
  • Lean towards worms
  • Lean against plants
  • Lean against particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Lean against current AI systems
  • Lean towards future AI systems
Perceptual experience Lean towards: qualia theory
Personal identity Lean towards: psychological view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards intuition-based philosophy
  • Lean towards conceptual engineering
  • Lean towards empirical philosophy
  • Lean towards formal philosophy
  • Lean towards linguistic philosophy
  • Lean against experimental philosophy
  • Lean towards conceptual analysis
Philosophical progress Accept: a little
Political philosophy Lean towards: egalitarianism
Proper names Lean towards: Millian
Propositional attitudes Lean towards: representational
Race Lean towards: social
Response to external-world skepticism Lean towards: abductive
Science Lean towards: scientific realism
Teletransporter Lean towards: death
Temporal ontology Lean towards: growing block
Time Lean towards: B-theory
Trolley problem Accept: switch
Truth Lean towards: correspondence
Vagueness Lean towards: semantic
Well-being Lean towards: desire satisfaction
Zombies Lean towards: conceivable but not metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Accept: permissible
Aesthetic experience Lean towards: perception
Analysis of knowledge Lean towards: justified true belief
Arguments for theism Agnostic/undecided
Belief or credence Lean towards: credence
Chinese room Lean towards: doesn't understand
Concepts Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Consciousness Lean towards: dualism
Continuum hypothesis Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Environmental ethics Accept: non-anthropocentric
Extended mind Agnostic/undecided
Foundations of mathematics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Gender categories Lean towards: revise
Grounds of intentionality Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards causal/teleological
  • Lean towards phenomenal
  • Neutral towards primitive
  • Lean against inferential
  • Lean against interpretational
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: yes
Human genetic engineering Lean towards: permissible
Hume Lean towards: naturalist
Immortality Lean towards: no
Interlevel metaphysics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Law Lean towards: legal non-positivism
Material composition Lean towards: restrictivism
Metaontology Lean towards: heavyweight realism
Method in history of philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept analytic/rational reconstruction
  • Accept contextual/historicist
Method in political philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards non-ideal theory
  • Lean towards ideal theory
Mind uploading Lean towards: death
Moral principles Lean towards: moral generalism
Morality Accept: naturalist realism
Normative concepts Agnostic/undecided
Ought implies can Lean towards: yes
Philosophical knowledge Lean towards: a lot
Plato Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Politics Accept: socialism
Possible worlds Lean towards: nonexistent
Practical reason Lean towards: Humean
Principle of sufficient reason The question is too unclear to answer
Properties Agnostic/undecided
Propositions Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Quantum mechanics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Race categories Lean towards: revise
Rational disagreement Lean towards: non-permissivism
Semantic content Lean towards: moderate contextualism (intermediate)
Sleeping beauty Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Spacetime Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Statue and lump Lean towards: two things
Theory of reference Lean towards: descriptive
Time travel Lean towards: metaphysically impossible
True contradictions Lean towards: impossible
Units of selection Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Values in science Lean towards: necessarily value-laden
Wittgenstein Insufficiently familiar with the issue